This is the website of the medievalist and musicologist, Elizabeth Eva Leach, Professor of Music at the University of Oxford. Information on publications and research interests, blog, and undergraduate and postgraduate applications to study with Prof. Leach can be found by clicking the links.
My review of Helen Deeming’s edition of Songs in British Sources (Musica Britannica, vol. 95), has just become available via the advance access section of Early Music.
So you think there is no medieval British song tradition to speak of? Well, think again! Helen Deeming has edited over 100 songs from sources in Britain from before c.1300. I was fortunate enough to be sent a review copy…
Elizabeth Eva Leach. “Witnesses of insular song”, Early Music 42/3 (2014), [pages to follow when volume appears; currently in advance access]. doi: 10.1093/em/cau072